Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 December 2014
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 knots becoming northwest 20 this morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday afternoon.
Rain ending early this evening.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 04:00 AM PST 27 December 2014
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 27 December 2014 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1010 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1015 mb located over the
At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located over western Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday building ridge located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 AM PST 27 December 2014 A low pressure centre over Hecate Strait will slide down the BC coast
today and reach the Lower Mainland this evening. In its wake, gale
force northwesterlies over northern waters will spread southward
later today and tonight.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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